Marcell Ozuna's Hitting is Expected to Not Be Enough to Pull the Visiting Cardinals Over the Dodgers

Wed, Aug 7, 2019 | Emma Botos


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August 7, 2019 -- The Cardinals predicted with a 54.73% chance to chalk up a road loss against the Dodgers based on the Snoozle Sports model

On the mound for the Cardinals will be Jack Flaherty matched up against Dustin May. The Cardinals starting pitcher is forecasted by our model to throw for 21.379 outs, allow 2.553 earned runs, and a 0.010 probability of a complete game. Dustin May is estimated from the model to throw for 6.582 innings, allowing 2.493 earned runs, with 6.725 Ks.

The Cardinals's Marcell Ozuna and the Dodgers's Cody Bellinger will slug it out from the plate. Based on the Snoozle MLB model, Marcell Ozuna is predicted to bat for 0.255 with 0.715 RBIs and 0.605 runs scored. According to our game model, Cody Bellinger is estimated to bring in 0.844 RBIs and 0.750 runs scored, with an 0.397 OBP and 0.758 Ks.

There is no best value for Cardinals +120 at Dodgers -130 matchup based on our model's game predictions. Based on the prediction model's over 60.43% likelihood and -120 odds, the over line with 8.5 runs is the best value.

Posted at Wed, August 7, 2019 13:04:18 UTC